International Business and Globalization (Contemporary Issues in Business and Globalization)

International Business and Globalization (Contemporary Issues in Business and Globalization)

By: Jeffrey A. Krug (editor), John D. Daniels (editor)Hardback

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This three-volume work examines the research on the multinational enterprise (MNE) and presents a comprehensive, scholarly discussion of significant articles in this field. Editors John D. Daniels and Jeffrey A. Krug, experts in this area, focus on the micro issues of the MNE identifying important research that has defined the field in many ways. The set includes a variety of articles, the classics as well as more recent publications, from a wide selection of international sources and provides a good balance between U.S. and non-U.S. papers.Key Features * Volume I examines the theory on the development of the multinational enterprise. * Volume II investigates proactive motivations for FDI and the political ramifications of the MNE. * Volume III collects together literature on structure and control of MNEs, focusing on how MNEs are managed and controlled. As a result, this major work provides practitioners and scholars with a comprehensive scholarly discussion of the existing work, as well as an in-depth discussion to guide future research in the area.

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Jeffrey Krug teaches strategic management and international business in the Ph.D., Executive MBA, MBA, and undergraduate programs at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is also an adjunct professor of international management at the University of Munster in Germany. He was named Outstanding Instructor of the Year by the University of Illinois Executive MBA program in 2003 and 2000. He also received the Faculty Service Award from the Executive MBA program for his work leading consulting projects in Europe with such companies as Porsche, Volkswagen, Caterpillar, Warsteiner, Deutsche Telekom, BASF, and Bertelsmann. Before entering academia, Dr. Krug was manager of planning & analysis in Latin America for PepsiCo's Kentucky Fried Chicken International division. Krug's research focuses on mergers and acquisition, corporate strategy, corporate governance, top management team effectiveness, and global strategy. His articles have been published in Harvard Business Review, Strategic Management Journal, California Management Review, Journal of World Business, Journal of Management & Governance, Journal of International Management, and other related journals


Volume One The Growth, Consequences and Future of Globalization PART ONE: DEFINITIONS AND EXPLANATIONS OF GLOBALIZATION Globalization - Robert O Keohane and Joseph S Nye Jr What's New? What's Not? (And So What?) Introduction to the Symposium Multinationals - Lorraine Eden and Stefanie Lenway The Janus Face of Globalization PART TWO: MEASURING GLOBALIZATION Globalization - Tim O'Neill Fads, Fictions and Facts Rethinking Globalization - Pim Martens and Daniel Zywietz A Modified Globalization Index PART THREE: ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF GLOBALIZATION Globalization and the Inequality of Nations - Paul Krugman and Anthony J Venables The Social Dimension of Globalization - Bernhard G Gunter and Rolph van der Hoeven A Review of the Literature People Flows in Globalization - Richard B Freeman Globalization and Growth in Emerging Markets - Joseph E Stiglitz PART FOUR: POLITICAL EFFECTS OF GLOBALIZATION Economic and Political Dimensions - Richard D Robinson Transnational Processes and National Goals - Raymond Vernon The Importance of Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs) in Global Governance and Value Creation - Hildy Teegen, Jonathan P Doh and Sushil Vachani An International Business Research Agenda How Should National Governments Respond to Globalization? - John Dunning PART FIVE: THE FUTURE OF GLOBALIZATION Anti-Globalization - Jagdish Bhagwati Why? Economic Globalization - Roger Sugden and James R Wilson Dialectics, Conceptualization and Choice Wanted - Orstrom J Moller A New Strategy for Globalization A Forecast of Globalization, International Business and Trade - Michael R Czinkota and Ilkka A Ronkainen Report from a Delphi Study The Collapse of Globalism - John Ralston Saul Volume Two Globalization and National Cultures PART ONE: CULTURAL VARIABLES Human Universals, Human Nature and Human Culture - Donald E Brown PART TWO: COMPARATIVE MANAGEMENT THEORIES A Model for Research in Comparative Management - Richard N Farmer and Barry Richman A Research Model to Determine the Applicability of American Management Know-How in Differing Cultures and/or Environments - Anant R Negandhi and Bernard Estafen PART THREE: DIFFERENCES AND EVOLUTIONS OF MINDSETS The Multi-National Corporation as a Change Agent - Hans B Thorelli The Tortuous Evolution of the Multinational Enterprise - Howard Perlmutter Mindscapes, Management, Business Policy and Public Policy - Magoroh Maruyama Global Managers - Ben L Kedia and Ananda Mukherji Developing a Mindset for Global Competitiveness PART FOUR: STUDIES SUPPORTING CULTURAL DIFFERENCES Personality and Culture Revisited - Geert Hofstede and Robert R McCrae Linking Traits and Dimensions of Culture Cultural Clusters - Vipin Gupta, Paul J Hanges and Peter Dorfman Methodology and Findings Modernization, Cultural Change and the Persistence of Traditional Values - Ronald Inglehart and Wayne E Baker PART FIVE: GLOBALIZATION AND LANGUAGE The Silent Language in Overseas Business - Edward T Hall Why a Global Language? - David Crystal The Multinational Corporation as a Multilingual Community - Tadong Luo and Oded Shenkar Language and Organization in a Global Context PART SIX: THE ROLE OF RELIGION Does Culture Affect Economic Outcomes? - Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales The Protestant Ethic - Harold B Jones Jr Weber's Model and the Empirical Literature Globalization and Religious Nationalism - Catarina Kinnvall Self, Identity and the Search for Ontological Security PART SEVEN: CULTURAL CONVERGENCE AND CHANGE: DOES IT MATTER? What Are the Alternatives to Global Culture? - Harry Redner Should National Culture Matter? - Tyler Cowen Volume Three Effects of Globalization on the Firm PART ONE: INDUSTRY GLOBALIZATION An Empirical Analysis of the Determinants of Global Integration - Stephen J Kobrin Globalization and the Evolution of the Supply Chain - Masahisa Fujita and Jacques-Fran[ci]cois Thisse Who Gains and Who Loses? The Determinants of Industrial Plant Sizes in Six Nations - F M Scherer PART TWO: TRANSNATIONAL INTEGRATION The Globalization of Markets - Theodore Levitt Globalization Frustrated - Charles W F Baden-Fuller and John M Stopford The Case of White Goods The Myth of Globalization - Susan P Douglas and Yoram Wind PART THREE: INTEGRATION AND RESPONSIVENESS Strategic Management in Multinational Companies - Yves L Doz Organizing for Worldwide Effectiveness - Christopher A Bartlett and Sumantra Ghoshal The Transnational Solution The World Chocolate Confectionery Industry - George S Yip and George A Coundouriotis PART FOUR: EFFECT OF INDUSTRY GLOBALIZATION ON THE FIRM'S GLOBAL STRATEGY An Empirical Analysis of the Integration-Responsiveness Framework in Global Industries - Kendall Roth and Allen J Morrison The Globalization of the European White Goods Industry - Susan Segal-Horn, David Asch and Vivek Suneja Truly Global Corporations? Theorizing Organizational Globalization in Advanced Business-Services - Andrew Jones PART FIVE: EFFECT OF INDUSTRY GLOBALIZATION ON THE FIRM'S FUNCTIONAL STRATEGIES Globalization and Vertical Structure - John McLaren Globalization of R & D - Alexander Gerybadze and Guido Reger Recent Changes in the Management of Innovation in Transnational Corporations Can You Standardize Multinational Marketing? - Robert D Buzzell Beyond Global Marketing and the Globalization of Marketing Activities - G[um]oren Svensson Seeing the Elephant - Mark E Mendenhall et al Human Resource Management Challenges in the Age of Globalization The Role of Inpatriates in a Globalization Strategy and Challenges Associated with the Inpatriation Procecss - Michael G Harvey, Cheri Speier and Milorad M Novicevic Towards a Theory of Cultural Influences on the Development of Accounting Systems Internationally - Sidney J Gray PART SIX: REGIONALIZATION VERSUS GLOBALIZATION Bridging National and Global Marketing Strategies through Regional Operations - John D Daniels Globalization and Regionalization - Brigitte Levy Toward the Shaping of a Tripolar World Economy? Towards a Theory of Regional Multinationals - Alan M Rugman and Alain Verbeke A Transaction Cost Economics Approach

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  • publication date: 27/09/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781412935302
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1288
  • ID: 9781412935302
  • ISBN10: 141293530X

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